Hoover Dam - 10/5/09 $49,000,000(Hoover Dam) 21,000 workers...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  10/5/09 Hoover Dam By: Sunaina Sharma, Fatima Guerra,  Armin Malekahmadi,  Roghiyeh Varshochi-Fard
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 10/5/09 Once Called Boulder Dam(750ft) Arthur Davis proposed this dam for safety of serious floods Build in 1910 (highest dam of the time) Herbert Hoover responsible for the negotiations of the  funding of the dam 1922 was the Agreement to build Hoover Dam Built on April 20, 1931 Completed March 1, 1936 1947 it was officially Hoover Dam for outstanding  History
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 10/5/09 Helps prevent floods Provides electricity 2 million kilowatts of energy to expand the nation’s  economy in the West Provides water Accomplishments
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Unformatted text preview: 10/5/09 $49,000,000(Hoover Dam) 21,000 workers 5.5 million cubic yards of materials 96 industrial deaths Costs 10/5/09 Vertical Cantilevers Horizontal Arches Vertical columns vary in size from about sixty feet square in the upstream and twenty five feet square at the downstream of the dam More than 5,000,000 barrels of cement used Design 10/5/09 10/5/09 10/5/09 10/5/09 Biggest project in CE history prior to the 1930s 726 feet by 300 feet Weighs 6.6 million tons Done during the Great Depression Gave water to 25 million people in the Southwest U.S. Uniqueness...
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